resin bound roadways versus resin bonded roadways
Why resin bound roadways versus resin bonded roadways as a post? Well the question to add to this is – which is used on the roadways? The answer – resin bonded stone of course!
There are lots of benefits with regard to resin bound surfacing including
attractive permeable smooth environmentally friendly
But what of the disadvantages?
- Needs weed killer to prevent weed growth
- Needs maintenance to ensure the coating on the encapsulated stone does not wear with use
- Is more expensive than resin bonded
- Affects existing levels
So backtracking to resin bound roadways versus resin bonded roadways – can this resin bound aggregate be applied to the roadways – the short answer to this is no
A lot of the benefits of resin bound are not suitable for roadways – such as
smooth – anti slip surfacing is a must on roadways when installing resin
cost – resin bonded surfacing is a more cost effective option
speed of installation – resin bonded can be completed in a matter of hours resin bound can take days
and finally permeability or lack of it for resin bonded stone!
This is what makes the choice for resin bound roadways versus resin bonded roadways easy
Resin bonded aggregate.
What we must all remember is there is not one uniform product available that will suit all! Different areas have different requirements and dictates.
One recent enquiry was from the Baslow area and the Local Authority dictated porous or permeable surfaces for new builds. However as the lady pointed out not so easy when you are in a dense clay area with drainage being a problem.
Resin bonded is designed to resurface existing and not to provide a brand new vehicular area. Leave that to the solid reliable products – concrete and tarmac!
Resin Bonded Gravel and Resin Bonded Aggregate providing an alternative to the usual options for your driveway path or patio. If it’s not broke don’t fix it.
We are based in Nottinghamshire but accessible to Yorkshire and Derbyshire areas. We have completed anti slip surfacing in Skegby, Aspley, Barnby Dun, Bilsthorpe, Bulwell, Cheadle Hulme, Clay Cross, Cotgrave,Doncaster, Fleckney, Huthwaite, Leamington Spa, Mansfield Woodhouse, New Houghton, Northampton, Pentrich, Peterborough, Ravenshead, Sellers Wood, Shirebrook, Spalding, Sutton Bonnington, Toton, Warsop, Worksop